Brood – the most important event in horse breeding, associated with the assessment of the exterior, determining the quality and condition of horses, monitoring the level of development of young animals. Broods are carried out at all stages of the technological process of reproduction of the horse – from its birth to implementation, during various zootechnical and sporting events, as well as for cognitive purposes and to promote the horse.
As an element of technology and a spectacular event, the brood is carried out according to certain rules that require appropriate skills and professionalism from the coaching staff. Compliance with the rules broods is particularly important when selling or showing horses abroad. Any unskilled actions of the breeders spoil the impression of buyers and experts, which negatively affects the evaluation and price of the horse. Continue reading
A million, sometimes more, we have now to pay for frisky trotters very often
That’s how highly prized thoroughbred horses are! And not only trotters, but also horses used at the races.
As for horses going under saddle craftsmen specializing in classic sports – dressage, show jumping and eventing, the role of the breed is even more significant.
It has long been observed and proven that best lend themselves to dressage horse, Akhal-Teke, in particular, breeds, and show jumping and eventing athletes prefer to deal with thoroughbred horses horses. Continue reading
Taming the horse
Conflicting theories exist regarding the time and place of initial domestication. The earliest evidence of horse domestication comes from Central Asia around 4500 BC.
Archaeological evidence provided evidence that the horse was domesticated by 2000 BC.
Most of the “wild” horses today are actually wild horses, whose ancestors were domesticated, but they themselves were born and lived in the wild for several generations. Continue reading